Boulevards have the practical function of ordering commerce and traffic, but they are also displays of a city’s identity where culture, in its flow, is publicly shaped and performed.
Begun in 1970, the Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival is California’s longest continuing free arts education initiative and has introduced more than 845,000 young L.A. students to the magic and inspiration of the performing arts.
He wasn't the first Mexican comedian to perform as a zoot suiter, but Germán Valdés — better known as "Tin Tan" — is Mexico’s most famous pachuco.
Which songs shaped your youth? Eight Southern California tastemakers share the sounds that have influenced them — the music that underscores the region's kaleidoscopic youth cultures.
Makanaka (Maka) Tuwe is on a mission to radically change New Zealanders’ perceptions of Africans by spreading a positive image among the media.
A timeline of major events in history that have impacted the Latino presence in the U.S.
Aung San Suu Kyi gained worldwide recognition – and the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize – for steadfastly championing the principles of democracy. Today, it remains to be seen if Suu Kyi will accept responsibility for the fate of her country's Rohingya people.
"Un Buen Carnicero" goes behind the courtesies of the butcher's counter to explore the complex realities of immigrant life while celebrating America's freedom and questioning its convenience.
Exotic parrots are increasingly common in California cities — and scientists don't really know whether they're doing other species harm.
The study, already in progress in Los Angeles, is expanding to the community near Thousand Oaks.
California has more than its share of endangered wildlife. Here are ten of the most-imperiled species.
The repair bill should go to those who use the water.
With current changes to "Obamacare" looming with the new administration, the situation for those suffering with HIV could get even worse. Watch a story in which HIV patients fought back — and won.
With 900 million people living in slum conditions worldwide, Flamingo Crescent sets a precedent for global slum redevelopment
The White House took the unprecedented act of barring The New York Times, CNN, Politico, the Los Angeles Times, the BBC and several other news organizations from an off-camera briefing.
Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez has been elected to lead the Democratic National Committee, beating out Minnesota Congressmember Keith Ellison in a contentious second-round vote that is seen as determining the future of the Democratic Party.
Formal independence came to South Sudan on July 9th, 2011. Then things fell apart..
On Human Rights Day, the United Nations is urging individuals to stand up for someone's rights amid extremist movements, messages of intolerance, horrific violence, and an overall disrespect for humankind.
Draft Day follows two girls, who were born as males, as they participate in the drafting process.
Link TV revisits the stories that have shaped the island nation through the Castro era.
"Cohen Film Classics" will offer viewers a chance to see some of the most iconic films that defined the twentieth century cinema landscape.
This dramatic series tells the story of three Israeli soldiers who were held captive for 17 years following their kidnapping while on a secret mission with their unit in Lebanon.
Tending the Wild shines light on the environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples across California by exploring how they have actively shaped and tended the land for millennia.
"Earth Focus" explores innovative agricultural solutions.
Oceans support life, yet they are overfished, polluted, and, with global climate change, are becoming increasingly acidic.
This documentary examines how humans are necessary to live in balance with nature and how traditional practices can inspire a new generation of Californians to tend their environment.